Nine Lodges meet at Keynsham Masonic Hall, a purpose built facility constructed by the local Lodges of the time in 1939. The Hall boasts one of the largest Lodge Rooms in the Province which was extensively refurbished five years ago. Keynsham is also home to 3 “Bristol Working Lodges” as well as six Emulation Lodges and nine other Masonic Orders.
- Large car park with parking front and rear for approx 50 cars
- To find us from the Bath Road A4 from Bristol; continue along the Keynsham by-pass to the roundabout at the Saltford end. Take the 3116 towards Keynsham, the Masonic Hall is 50m on the right hand side. Watchout for the barriers and the one-way entrance and exits.
The Lodge Room has a set of ten magnificent three dimensional plasterwork friezes which surround the Lodge room depicting the traditional history communicated in the third degree. These have recently been restored to their former glory and in their own right make a visit to the Masonic Hall at Keynsham well worthwhile. See our friezes page.
The Hall has disabled access by way of 2 disabled parking spaces, ramped front access to an automatic door. A wheelchair/person lift gives access to the lodge room upstairs, everything else is level. However, we don’t yet have a disabled toilet.
Vale of Brislington Lodge No 1296
The Lodge meets at 18:30 (except May) on the fourth Friday of Months – Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May (Installation 18:00), Jun, Jul, Sep, Oct and Nov
Contact the Lodge Secretary: Roger Evans
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St Keyna Lodge No 1833
The Lodge meets at 18.30 (except January); on the second Monday in the Months of Jan (Installation 17:30), Feb, Mar, May, Jun, Oct, and Nov
Contact the Lodge Secretary: Nick Wright
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Abbey Lodge No 4491
The Lodge meets at 18:30 except where shown on the first Friday of Months – Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Oct (Installation 17:30), Nov and Dec
Contact the Lodge Secretary: Nigel Western
Lodge Uno Corde No 5736
The Lodge was consecrated on June 24th 1938 at Freemasons Hall, Great Queen Street, London. The Lodge prospered until the late 90s and in 2001 it was decided to move the Lodge to Keynsham where there were a number of Brethren who were keen to start a Saturday daytime Lodge. Lodge Uno Corde was officially welcomed into Somerset on March 1st 2003
The Lodge meets on the Fourth Saturday in Sep (Installation at 10.00) and the First Saturday in Mar, Jun and Nov at 10:30
Contact the Lodge Secretary: John Kidd
Priory Lodge No 6913
Consecrated in 1949, Priory Lodge was almost named Buckingham Lodge and was originally to have been a “Bristol Working” Lodge, however the Provincial Grand Master at the time decided that there would be no more Bristol Working Lodges in the Province of Somerset, so the Founders adopted the Emulation Ritual.
The Lodge meets on the second Friday at 18:45 (except December) in the Months – Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct and Dec (Installation 18:00)
Contact the Lodge Secretary: Richard Dredge
Whitchurch Lodge was consecrated on 13th March, 1950 at Frome Masonic Hall Lodge Meetings were originally held at the Zion Congregational Church School Rooms in Whitchurch from which the Lodge takes its name. Initially, all prospective Candidates had to reside within the Boundaries of the Village but this Rule was rescinded in 1954. The Lodge moved to its present location at Keynsham in September 1952. The Lodge Banner depicts the 12th Century Norman Church of St Nicholas which is situated in the centre of the Old Whitchurch Village.
The Lodge meets at 18:30 on the fourth Tuesday of the Months – Feb, Mar (Installation), Apr, Oct and Nov
Contact the Lodge Secretary: Ian Davis
Saltford Lodge No 8633
The Lodge meets at 18:30 on the first Monday except in May on the first Tuesday.
Months – Feb, Mar, Apr (Installation 18.00), May, Oct, Nov and Dec
Contact the Lodge Secretary: John Butler
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Gerard Lodge No 8999
The Lodge takes its name from the Blessed Gerard, Founder of the first Hospice of St. John in Jerusalem from which the Hospitaller Order of St John began. The Lodge banner incorporates the eight pointed cross of Amalfi, a pilgrim’s stave and a motto, “Summo Ducente Deo” which means “Under the Guidance or Leadership of God”. Warranted in 1981 the Lodge’s first Initiate happened to be the Past Provincial Grand Master, RW Bro CA Stuart Hadler.
The Lodge meets at 14:30 on the second Saturday in February, April, June (Installation), September and December.
Contact the Lodge Secretary: Robert Griffiths
Cornucopia Lodge No 9043
Various brethren who were engaged in the distribution of fruit and vegetables within Bristol and North Somerset and who wanted to extend their Masonic fellowship founded the Lodge of Cornucopia. Preliminary arrangements were started in 1981 and on Tuesday September 14th 1982, Cornucopia was consecrated as a Lodge. The motto on the banner reads motto “Uberimma Fides” and roughly translates as “Our word is our bond”
The Lodge meets at 18:30 (except September) on the second Tuesday of the
Months – Mar, Jun, Sep (18:00) and Dec
Contact the Lodge Secretary: Steve Lawrence
Columbanus Lodge No 9941
Columbanus Lodge is a Masonic lodge in the South West of England for Freemasons with a passion for motorcycles. St Columbanus is the patron saint of motorcyclists; hence the name. W Bro Roger Penny was the ‘primus’ (first) Worshipful Master when the lodge was formed in May 2017.
The Lodge meets at 15:30 on the third Saturday in January, May (Installation), Jun, July & September. (usually at 15.30 but peripatetic in June, July & September under dispensation).
Contact the Lodge Secretary: Jeff Penfold
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